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Derry: When we went to Derry, we learned that it was a little town with a huge history. We walked on the pro-Protestants mural of the city's center and we saw all the cannons turned on the way of the Catholic neighborhood. Next to the city walls, we saw many murals. I couldn't enjoy the visit because of tensions that i felt, ...
At the morning of may 23th,we visited Londonderry (or Derry). This city is situated in Northen Ireland and is more catholic than other cities in the north.There are many murals which represent the conflics between catholics and protestants, Derry is the second known city after Belfast in ...
... br> The drive continues as a circuit, back to Portnablagh, with some good views of the north side of Errigal. I stop at Dunfanaghy for a look round. Despite its small size, there are plenty of pubs, restaurants and takeaways, plus quite a few tourist shops. It's hard to imagine how it would survive without the tourist trade. The weather brightens up as we get towards evening, so I take another walk down to Portnablagh Harbour for some sunset ...
... forward to it! :)
“Fiddler of Dooney”
When I play on my fiddle in Dooney,
Folk dance like a wave of the sea;
my cousin is priest in Kilvarnet,
my brother in moharabuiee.
I passed my brother and cousin:
they read in their books of prayer;
I read in my book of songs
I bought at the sligo fair.
When we come at the end of time,
to peter sitting ...
... that I thought would encompass an array of appropriate reactions to catch whichever one he had expected this story would elicit, something akin to puzzled shock I suppose. He concluded by saying that he went back the next day for more, but the gypsies had predictably vanished. This drew rapturous laughter from his rambling nutter of a friend, and so we all joined in as well.
The night continued in this fashion until we collapsed into our bunks at ...